Comcast Director Government & Regulatory Affairs in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast.

Job Summary:

Responsible for regulatory, franchising, and public policy matters for principally for central and western Pennsylvania.Develops and implements local legislative

strategies, monitors local legislation, and supports advocacy initiatives. Directs and leads staff and project teams consisting of

managers, professional, and non-exempt employees.

Employees at all levels are expect to:

- Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how

you do your job

- Own the customer experience-think and act in ways that put our

customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint,

and make them promoters of our products and services

- Know your stuff-be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our

game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital

tools and experiences

- Win as a team-make big things happen by working together and being

open to new ideas

- Be an active part of the Net Promoter System-a way of working that

brings more employee and customer feedback into the company-by joining

huddles, making call backs and helping us elevate opportunities to do

better for our customers

- Drive results and growth

- Respect and promote inclusion and diversity

- Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our


Core Responsibilities:

- Develops and implements strategy for government affairs and public

policy issues for specific franchises as well as strategy for local

regulatory initiatives. Secures and maintains franchise operating

authority for the company.

- A proven track record of managing compliance programs, coordinating both routine and complex negotiations, and a reputation for getting things done is highly desired.

- Organizes and directs all franchise renewal efforts in the assigned

area, including developing and implementing franchise renewal strategies

consistent with corporate guidelines; drafting documents, amendments and responses, and securing timely franchise renewals on acceptable terms; oversees the maintenance of local franchise

administration and database information; and ensures the timely delivery

of franchise renewal notifications.

- Utilizes strong negotiation and management skills to influence high level stakeholders,

- Manages successful franchise renewals and serves as a trusted advisor of government and community affairs to all Comcast business.

- Resolves complex and/or difficult franchise renewals, franchise

transfers, and franchise non-compliance issues, as required.

- Develops and maintains relationships with government representatives

and regulators principally at the local level. Travels to attend

meetings, hearings, or other events to represent the company.

- Manages outside counsel, consultants, or lobbyists to implement

strategies or initiatives.

- Provides leadership and supervision to Government and Regulatory staff

including staffing, performance management, compensation

administration, office management, etc.).

- Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters

of significance.

- Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work

nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.

- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Job Specification:

- Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent; advanced degree or Juris Doctor degree is preferred

- Public or private sector government affairs or public relations experience at the municipal or state level

- Generally requires 10 years experience

- Experience representing or working with regulated industries, before local legislative bodies or administrative agencies; municipal permitting, procurement or policy experience highly preferred

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer